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MMX could announce acquisition this week

New gTLD registry MMX could announce plans to be acquired as early as this week. The company told the markets last week that its delayed 2017 financial results would be announced in “early May”, along with the “conclusion of the strat...
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CentralNic and KeyDrive look to merge

Two domain companies in talks to combine. CentralNic and KeyDrive are in merger talks, CentralNic disclosed today. CentralNic is both a registry services provider and a registrar, which owns Instra and Internet.bs. It is one of (if not the) largest new top level domain name back end by domain volume thanks to .xyz and Radix. […]

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CentralNic and KeyDrive in merger talks

CentralNic and KeyDrive, two major European domain firms, are in merger talks, CentralNic confirmed this morning. CentralNic said that the transaction, should it close, would be a “reverse takeover” of itself by KeyDrive. That’s where...
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Moniker Exiting the Drop Game?

One of the company’s drop-catching proxy registrars SantiamDomains recently (and quietly) changed hands and is now under Web.com’s ownership. This article is purely speculative, but it’s based on something that I learned today while troubleshooting some domain administration issues. A domain that I had caught at Snapnames back in March of 2014 is coming up […]
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